1)M19 Avlemonas – Aghios Georgios (Saint George)
3km/1h 30’/Difficulty 2/5
From the small picturesque port of Avlemonas commences one of the ancient trails on the Island . Its use dates back to the Minoan period, when Kytherian residents used it to have access to the Minoan peak sanctuary. The arrival at the church of Aghios Georgios (Saint George) on the mountain, with its Byzantine floor mosaic is always a great experience
2)M35 Avlemonas- Diakofti
Behind the church of Aghios Nikolaos (Saint Nikolas) another path climbs gently to the slope of Aghios Georgios mountain, overgrown with thyme and oregano and reaches Diakofti. On your way your admire the view of the two islets with a great history, the Small and Big Dragonara. Shortly before arriving at Diakofti the panoramic view of the sea and the wild rock complexes will forever remain in your memories.
Photos: Chrissa Fatsea and avlemonas-kythera.gr
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